Newsletter

A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take In the short term, the war should be seen as a Ukrainian victory and a Russian blunder, but Kyiv will need continued Western support to defend itself, Managing Director David Salvo said on Background Briefing. Despite China’s assertions th [...]

2023-02-24T08:47:15-05:00February 23, 2023|By , and |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Proposals to update voters on the status of their mail ballots would help boost voter confidence and increase trust in electoral processes, Elections Integrity Fellow David Levine explained in a Tweet thread. The decision by Japan and the [...]

2023-02-02T17:08:14-05:00February 2, 2023|By and |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take China’s proposal that the UN should criminalize the “dissemination of false information” is another example of how Beijing is trying to shape global regulations on digital expression to reflect its own authoritarian model, China Affairs An [...]

2023-01-27T09:19:34-05:00January 26, 2023|By and |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take China is actively looking to attract engineers and technologists from around the world with incentives, such as unrivaled salaries and subsidized housing, to build a self-sufficient semiconductor industry, Senior Fellow for Emerging Techno [...]

2023-01-26T16:00:28-05:00January 19, 2023|By and |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Voters’ wide rejection of election denier candidates in the 2022 US midterms shows that voters are  looking for candidates that build trust in US election processes, Head of External Affairs Rachael Dean Wilson said on Newsy.  Russian info [...]

2022-12-01T16:38:43-05:00December 1, 2022|By , and |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements We’re hiring! We’re looking for a program assistant to support ASD at GMF's day-to-day administration, including by preparing our weekly newsletter, coordinating events, and supporting our fundraising activities. Apply here!   We’re r [...]

2022-11-17T16:59:12-05:00November 17, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements We’re hiring! We’re looking for a program assistant to support ASD at GMF's day-to-day administration, including by preparing our weekly newsletter, coordinating events, and supporting our fundraising activities. Apply here!   We’re r [...]

2022-11-10T16:53:57-05:00November 10, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements We’re hiring! We’re looking for a program assistant to support ASD's day-to-day administration, including by preparing our weekly newsletter, coordinating events, and supporting our fundraising activities. Apply here!   We’re recruiti [...]

2022-11-04T08:55:55-04:00November 3, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement We’re hiring! We’re searching for an Investigative Data & Research Analyst to manage all aspects of our data-based tools, including overseeing data acquisition, storage, and management. Apply here! Our Take A modern Marshall Plan [...]

2022-10-28T13:17:19-04:00October 27, 2022|By |

Monitoring the Midterms: Michigan

Less than two weeks from Election Day, we continue to see false claims of widespread election fraud drive distrust of the electoral process and create real security challenges for election administrators. In Maricopa County, Arizona last Friday, two [...]

2022-10-26T19:14:30-04:00October 26, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements We’re hiring! We’re searching for an Investigative Data & Research Analyst to manage all aspects of our data-based tools, including overseeing data acquisition, storage, and management. Apply here! Our Take Americans can get ahe [...]

2022-10-25T09:22:36-04:00October 20, 2022|By |

Monitoring the Midterms: Arizona

Two notable polls came out this week. The first shows that Americans’ faith in democracy is under stress, with just 9 percent of respondents saying democracy is working very or extremely well. The second provides new insights into growing Republican [...]

2022-10-20T17:10:42-04:00October 19, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Georgia friends: Save the date for October 17 in Atlanta! Senior Fellow Bret Schafer will walk through the anatomy of a disinformation campaign at this event co-hosted by ASD at GMF, the Carter Center, and the World Affairs Council in [...]

2022-10-14T12:52:36-04:00October 13, 2022|By |

Monitoring the Midterms: Georgia

Election officials are preparing for a myriad of threats and new scenarios in November. Security concerns are top of mind after the harassment of election workers following the 2020 election, making the partnership between election officials and law [...]

2022-10-12T17:29:16-04:00October 12, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Georgia friends: Save the date for October 17 in Atlanta! Senior Fellow Bret Schafer will walk through the anatomy of a disinformation campaign at this event co-hosted by ASD at GMF, the Carter Center, and the World Affairs Council in [...]

2022-10-07T11:36:19-04:00October 6, 2022|By |

Monitoring the Midterms: Pennsylvania

This week, FBI officials warned of potential interference from Russia and China in the upcoming midterms, providing a timely reminder that what happens in our elections doesn’t just matter here in the United States. According to reporting, the FBI b [...]

2022-10-06T13:24:24-04:00October 5, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements We’ve launched a special US midterm newsletter! Each week leading up to the November elections, we’ll share the latest analysis on disinformation and election security, and take a deep dive into the state of play in a battleground sta [...]

2022-09-30T12:24:35-04:00September 30, 2022|By |

Monitoring the Midterms: Wisconsin

In a recent poll, “threats to democracy” was the top concern among voters, beating out “cost of living” for the number one spot. Early data from our Midterm Monitor indicated some agreement across party lines that democracy is under threat, though t [...]

2022-10-07T13:46:46-04:00September 28, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement Milwaukee friends: Join ASD’s Bret Schafer tonight at 7:00 p.m. CDT for a conversation in partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the University of Milwaukee Institute of World Affairs on how mis- and disinformation are sha [...]

2022-09-22T16:37:29-04:00September 22, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Just launched! ASD and the Brennan Center for Justice are excited to share the Midterm Monitor, an interactive tool designed to capture voting and election messaging from a select group of candidates, US media, and foreign state-backe [...]

2022-09-15T17:12:54-04:00September 15, 2022|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement Milwaukee friends: Join ASD’s Bret Schafer on Thursday, September 22, at 7:00 p.m. CDT for a conversation in partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and University of Milwaukee Institute of World Affairs on how mis- and disinfo [...]

2022-09-12T12:00:08-04:00September 8, 2022|By |
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